Unique wildlife tour at Kinabatangan River, Sukau near Sandakan to search for the Proboscis Monkeys, with stopover at Gomantong Caves

Itinerary for Gomantong Caves & Kinabatangan River

Day 1

  • Meet on arrival at Sandakan Airport or at Hotel Lobby.
  • Depart for Gomantong Caves, described by WWF as ‘the best-managed edible birds’ nest cave in the world.
  • Journey will take approximately 2 hrs overland passing by Oil Palm plantations and villages.
  • On arrival, take a 10 minute walk to the cave entrance of Simud Hitam.
  • Explore these magnificent limestone caves, home to millions of bats and swiflet birds.
  • During the collection of the edible bird nest, there will be a lot of workers climbing long rattan ladders to collect the expensive nest.
  • After exploring the caves, depart to the village of Sukau by the banks of the Kinabatangan River, the longest river in Sabah.
  • On arrival, check in and lunch at the main hall.
  • Depart for boat cruise along the Kinabatangan river to search for the odd nose monkeys of Borneo – the Proboscis Monkeys and other wildlife.
  • Return to the lodge for dinner.
  • Overnight at the river lodge by the banks of the Kinabatangan River.
    ( Lunch & Dinner )

Day 2

  • After breakfast, depart for Sandakan Airport or to hotel.
  • End of tour.
    ( Breakfast )

Things You Should Know / Bring / Wear
Suitable walking shoes / long sleeves shirts / change of clothes / water canteen/plasters / insect repellent / mosquito oil / binoculars / camera / water proof bag for camera / torchlight / raincoat and personal items.

Gomantong cave
Gomantong cave

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